Category Archives: Friendship

Destiny Dilemma II

2 Sam.9:1 “One day David asked, “Is anyone in Saul’s family still alive—anyone to whom I can show kindness for Jonathan’s sake?”

1 Sam.20:30-42 highlights Jonathan’s destiny dilemma. Should Jonathan have gone with David or did he do the right thing by staying with Saul? I know we dealt extensively with this in yesterday’s devotional. But I want to Read the rest of this entry

Destiny Dilemma I

John 1:26 (NIV) “I baptize with water,” John replied, “but among you stands one you do not know. 27 He is the one who comes after me, the straps of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie.”

1 Cor.15:41 (Voice)Even among the heavenly bodies, there is a different level of brilliance: the sun shines differently than the moon, the moon differently than the stars, and the stars themselves differ in their brightness.” The key Read the rest of this entry

Gethsemane

1 Sam.23:16-17 Jonathan went to find David and encouraged him to stay strong in his faith in God. “Don’t be afraid,” Jonathan reassured him. “My father will never find you! You are going to be the king of Israel, and I will be next to you, as my father, Saul, is well aware.”

Please read 1 Sam.20:28-32 and 1 Sam.23:15-17 as we delve deeper into the life of Jonathan. The first thing that stands out from these portions of scripture is; even though David had perceived that Saul wanted to kill him. Read the rest of this entry

Like Christ

1 Sam.20:17 “And Jonathan made David reaffirm his vow of friendship again, for Jonathan loved David as he loved himself.”

Statistics say that in the United Kingdom, the rate of depression and suicide among young men is much higher than among young women. They put the reason at the fact that the male connections are not as deep as that of their Read the rest of this entry

Sincerely Yours

1 Sam.18:1&3 “After David had finished talking with Saul, he met Jonathan, the king’s son. There was an immediate bond between them, for Jonathan loved David… And Jonathan made a solemn pact with David, because he loved him as he loved himself.”

When Jonathan met David, he saw someone that will put his life on the line for the sake of the Kingdom of heaven. You can say, he found in David a soul mate – much more than what the phrase ‘soul mate’ has come to mean Read the rest of this entry